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FOIA Requests Log

At the direction of the Board of Education in an effort to increase transparency, a running log was created effective October 1, 2018 to record all requests received and their disposition. In addition, a copy of each FOIA request will continue to be provided publicly in the materials for the next regular Board of Education meeting.

Log #: 2018-51
Date Received: 12/5/18
Requester/Organization: Amy Bartucci
Summary of Information Requested: As a follow up to last February’s uniform grievance related to the FOIA I submitted, I am looking for accurate numbers that report # of users of the Hot Lunch program to date.
Response Status: Completed 12/12/18
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Log #: 2018-50
Date Received: 12/3/18
Requester/Organization: Bethany Simpson, SmartProcure
Summary of Information Requested: SmartProcure is submitting a commercial FOIA request to the Park Ridge-Niles Community Consolidated School District No. 64 for any and all purchasing records from 3-13-2018 to current. The request is limited to readily available records without physically copying, scanning or printing paper documents. Any editable electronic document is acceptable. The specific information requested from your record keeping system is: 1. Purchase order number. If purchase orders are not used a comparable substitute is acceptable, i.e., invoice, encumbrance, or check number; 2. Purchase date; 3. Line item details (Detailed description of the purchase); 4. Line item quantity; 5. Line item price; 6. Vendor ID number, name, address, contact person and their email address
esponse Status: completed 12/12/18, follow up 12/13/18
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Log #: 2018-49
Date Received: 11/28/18
Requester/Organization: Jennifer Johnson, Park Ridge Herald-Advocate
Summary of Information Requested: Copies of applications, resumes and any and all written materials submitted by all candidates applying for the District 64 school board vacancy.
Response Status: Request withdrawn (information available publicly on website)
Processing Time: 30 minutes

Log #: 2018-48
Date Received: 11/16/18
Requester/Organization: Alice Dobrinsky
Summary of Information Requested: All documents related to the resignation and/or potential resignation of D64 Board Member Eastman Tiu, including, but not limited to emails, memos, calendar entries, notes, correspondence between D64 attorneys, board members, administrators/staff, and any other parties/person. 
Response Status: Completed 12/4/18; various follow ups thru 12/13/18
Processing Time: 3.5 hours

Log #: 2018-47
Date Received: 11/13/18
Requester/Organization: D. Bertleson
Summary of Information Requested: 1.) Copies of the invoices and/or billings from Quest to Park Ridge-Niles School District #64 for operation of the foodservice program for the time period of September 1, 2018 through October 31, 2018. 2.) A summary of income and expenses of the food service program from the 2017-18 school year as prepared by the Park Ridge-Niles School District #64 or Quest. 3.) A summary of income and expenses of the food service program for October 2018, as prepared by the Park Ridge-Niles School District #64 or Quest. The requested information is for the purpose of comparison to my local district.
Response Status: completed 11/19/18
Processing Time: 2.5 hours staff time


Log #: 2018-46
Date Received: 10/29/18
Requester/Organization: Rachel Hubbard
Summary of Information Requested: Various statistics regarding placement of special education students, disability category, and services provided outside and inside D64 regular classrooms and in ESY outside and within D64 for multiple years
Response Status: 5-day extension; completed 11/13/18
Processing Time: almost 9 hours staff time 

Log #: 2018-45
Date Received: 10/4/18
Requester/Organization: Dave Sylvester, Marketing Representative, Sheet Metal Workers’ LU73
Summary of Information Requested:  Information for the new construction, renovation and/or maintenance work planned for any building owned or leased by your district which includes the scopes listed below. In addition, if any contracts have already been awarded, please include the names and contact information of those contractor(s) and/or sub-contractor(s):  HVAC (Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation), Exhaust Systems; Architectural Metals used for weatherproofing and/or ornamental purposes; Gutters and /or Downspouts;  New installation and/or replacement of lockers; New installation and/or replacement of toilet partitions; Kitchen Renovations; Current HVAC Maintenance Contracts. 
Response Status: Request withdrawn
Processing Time: 45 minutes